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April 1943


Arch Otolaryngol. 1943;37(4):567-590. doi:10.1001/archotol.1943.00670030579012

In reviewing the American and British literature available from November 1941 to December 1942 pertaining to the anatomy and physiology of the ear, summaries and abstracts of articles are presented which permit the reader in a brief time to obtain a panorama of the field concerned. This review is not intended to be self sufficient, as are the original papers. Only articles that seem of special value are included.

AVIATION PHYSIOLOGY  Many new physiologic problems have arisen in the present world war. Aircraft motor power has been greatly multiplied, speed sharply increased and ceilings tremendously elevated. Papers, such as those of Kos,1 Carson2 and Campbell,3 discuss the otolaryngologic problems involved.In his discussion of the otologic problems in the order of their importance, Campbell3 says the first is the selection of candidates.A candidate can become a good airman if he simply possesses a nose of average normal function, average